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[audio]Building Bridges National: Lincoln Cantata - Earl Robinson's Lonesome Train - Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ****************************** Earl Robinsonâs Cantata, Lonesome Train, as part of Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial The Riverside Church in NYC presented the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, The NYC Labor Chorus and The Riverside Inspirational Choir in Earl Robinsonâs cantata, The Lonesome Train in honor of the 200th birthday of the great emancipator Abraham Lincoln...
Keywords: Lincoln; Earl Robinson; Lorca Peress Ruby Dee; Michael Mark; David Amram; Eric Weissberg; Aaron Copland School of Music; NYC Labor Chorus; Riverside Inspirational Choir; Pete Seeger
Downloads: 566
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Baraka on Obama and Black Liberation - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ************************* Obama and African American Liberation with Amiri Baraka Amiri Baraka, legendary African American poet, playwright and activist spoke recently at an African American History month celebration sponsored by Local 371, DC 37, AFSCME. He started his talk with one name repeated several times Obama, Obama, Obama...
Keywords: Amiri Baraka; Barak Obama; African Americans; elections
Downloads: 507
[audio]Building Bridges: NYC Mayor Bloomberg Provokes School Bus Strike - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Mayor Bloomberg Provokes School Bus Strike, Hurting Workers, Parents and Children with ATU Local 1181 attorney Richard Gilberg and Jimmy Hedge Executive Board Member/Delegate, Amalgamated Transportation Union (ATU) Local 1181 Union busting is disgusting. NYC's Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181, representing school bus drivers, matrons, and mechanics was forced onto picketli...
Keywords: NYC school bus strike; ATU Local 1181; Jimmy Hedge ATU; Richard Gilberg ATU
Downloads: 393
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Domestic Workers Uniting - Your Home, My Work - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* Special for Womenâs History Month "Your Home, My Workâ - Domestic Workers Uniting NOTE: 56:27 AND 28 MINUTE VERSIONS AVAILABLE BELOW Building Bridges allows domestic workers to tell their stories - stories of their pains, their pride and their efforts to organize for labor rights...
Keywords: women; domestic workers; labor; organizing
Downloads: 273
[audio]Building Bridges: Egyptian Workers Breaking Free - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Inspiration From Egypt: A May Day Message with Hossam el-Hamalawy, Historian, Activist Reporter,Blogger, from Cairo The events in Egypt, were a catalyst throughout the Middle East for the yearnings for democracy and working class empowerment. And, as well the aspirations & activism of the Egyptians has given inspiration to us here, in the face of a full co...
Keywords: Egypt labor unions; Egypt free unions; Egypt state unions; Egypt May Day; Hossam el-Hamalawy; Egypt revolution
Downloads: 238
[audio]Building Bridges: Pete Seeger: His Songs & Stories of Protest - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ***************************************************** Pete Seeger: His Songs & Stories of Protest About Working People, The Environment, Nuclear Proliferation, War, Civil Liberties and Life.
Keywords: Pete Seeger; Woody Guthrie; The Internationale; May Day; environment
Downloads: 233
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Celebrating King with Dr. Clayborne Carson - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ************************* Forty Years Since King: Struggling to End Racism, Sexism, Poverty, and War with Dr. Clayborne Carson,author & editor of several books about the civil rights struggle in the US, including "The Autobiography of Martin Luther King Jr." Dr. Carson joins us to take stock of the legacy of Dr...
Keywords: Rev. Martin Luther King; Jr; Dr. Clayborne Carson; civil rights; Memphis Sanitation Strike
Downloads: 220
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Utah Phillips Got It Right - A Memorial - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:39 ******************************************** Utah Phillips Got It Right A Memorial Rebroadcast of an Interview with Utah Phillips Utah Phillips, a seminal figure in American folk music who performed extensively and tirelessly for audiences on two continents for 38 years, died Friday may 23, 2008 of congestive heart failure in Nevada City, California a small town in the Sierra Nevada m...
Keywords: Utah Phillips; IWW; Wobblies; folk music
Downloads: 191
[audio]Building Bridges: Appalachian Nurses Strike and the Oaxaca Uprising - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Nearly 700 nurses in Ky & W. Va. have been striking for months against pay cuts, unsafe staffing levels for patients & mandatory overtime. And a new film about the Oaxaca Uprising captures the excitement and the organizing of that crucial struggle
Keywords: Mexico; nursing; unions; strikes; Oaxaca
Downloads: 179
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Chris Hedges - Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt - produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Chris Hedges Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize winning correspondent set out to look at those areas in America that have been offered up for exploitation in the name of profit, progress, and technological advancement, to show what life looks like in places where the marketplace rules without constraints, where human beings and the natural world a...
Keywords: Chris Hedges; Days of Destruction Days of Revolt; Joe Sacco; Pine Ridge; Camden; Immokalee; Welch West Virginia; Occupy Wall Street
Downloads: 172
[audio]Building Bridges: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and Its Legacy - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 54:37 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** A Women's History Month 55' Special Out of the Flames, From The Ashes: TheTriangle Shirtwaist Fire & Its Legacy Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Triangle Fire - March 25, 1911 Tune into our tapestry of archival sound, re-enactments â a docudrama of the âflowering girlsâ who lost their lives in the Triangle Fire, on this hundredth anniversary, ...
Keywords: Triangle Fire; garment industry; ILGWU; Rose Schneiderman; occupational safety and health; New York University; Frances Perkins
Downloads: 166
[audio]Building Bridges: New Jim Crow with Michelle Alexande - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:30 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness with Michelle Alexander, civil rights advocate and litigator, author Alexander offers a bold and innovative argument that mass incarceration amounts to a devastating system of racial control. âJarvious Cottonâs great-great-grandfather could not vote as a slave...
Keywords: new Jim Crow; Michelle Alexander; drug arrests; war on crime; civil rights; African American males
Downloads: 154
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: State of the Unions and George Carlin - The American Dream - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ******************************************** State of the Unions with. author, Philip Dine How can unions regain their strength, empower the working class and regain political influence? Veteran reporter Dine, a two time Pulitzer Prize nominee, draws from his extensive experience analyzing workers organizing, contract and electoral campaigns to draw lessons on how on how labor ca...
Keywords: unions; George Carlin; Philip Dine
Downloads: 153
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: New Orleans Mass Evictions - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Almost 3,000 families are slated for eviction from their FEMA trailers and thousands of public housing apartments are scheduled for demolition. Tenants in New Orleans continue to be purged from the State - first washed out and now hung out to dry. with Davida Finger, Loyala University Law Clinic and Stephanie Mingo, displaced resident, St. Bernard public housing
Keywords: New Orleans; Katrina; Housing; Trailers
Downloads: 149
[audio]Building Bridges: Yosvany Terry - The Afro-Caribbean Roots of Jazz - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December 29, 2008, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 57 minutes **************************************** The Afro-Caribbean Roots of Jazz With Yosvany Terry, Composer, Educator, Musician The music of acclaimed Cuban composer and saxophonist Yosvany Terry provides an unmistakable milestone in the often illusive unfolding of modern Jazz - Black classical music...
Keywords: jazz and Africa; Jazz and Cuba; Yosvany Terry
Downloads: 149
[audio]Building Bridges: Workers Arrested and Suspended in Tropicana Pension Fight; The Heist - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Workers At Atlantic Cityâs Tropicana Tells Casino You Canât Gamble With Our Pensions! With Shari Shugar, Cocktail Waitress at the Tropicana, Member UNITE HERE Local 54 and Ben Begleiter, Research Analyst, UNITE HERE Local 54 The Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City indefinitely suspended 21 workers who protested by blocking traffic near the casino's entrance resulti...
Keywords: UNITE HERE Local 54; Tropicana Hotel Atlantic City; employer pension plans; The Heist: Who Stole the American Dream; wealth inequality
Downloads: 140
[audio]Building Bridges: Marathon Woman - Kathrine Switzer - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 26:56 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Perfect for Women's History Month Specials Marathon Woman: Racing Across the Globe for Womenâs Sports with . Kathrine Switzer . Les Helfman, Marathon Runner and Coach Kathrine Switzer will always be best known as the woman who challenged the all-male tradition of the Boston Marathon and became the first woman to officially enter and run the ev...
Keywords: Kathrine Switzer; Marathon Woman; women and runnng; women's sports; Boston Marathon
Downloads: 139
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Greenhouse's The Big Squeeze; Ronald Reagan on Truman vs. Dewey - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:11 ******************************************** âThe Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Workerâ with NY Times Labor reporter and author Steven Greenhouse A discussion with Greenhouse about the decline of the standard of living of workers as a result of a generation long employer offensive; where workers toil harder and longer for lower wages, fewer health and pension benefits, u...
Keywords: Steven Greenhouse; labor unions; workers; Ronald Reagan; Eric Foner
Downloads: 137
[audio]Building Bridges Radio:Striking Writers Picket Viacom and Building Service Workers Set to Strike - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Service Workers Set to Strike New Yorkâs Eve with Hector Figueroa, Secretary-Treasurer, Local 32B-J, SEIU Commerial building workers throughout the Northeast are currently negotiating new contacts. In NYC building rents have jumped 26% in just the past year and vacancy rates have dropped to 5.3%, a six-year low. While rents are projected to continue rising through 2011 the Commercial Reality Board says it can't afford a meaningful raise for its workers whose wages adjusted for inflatio...
Keywords: writers strike; building service workers
Downloads: 132
[audio]Building Bridges: UN Haiti Occupation Must End Say Trade Union Leaders From Latin America & Caribbean - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December, 31, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ******************************** A Building Bridges New Yearâs Eve Special for January 1st, Haitiâs 209th Independence Day Trade Union Leaders From Latin America & Caribbean Demand UN Haiti Occupation End! with . Julio Turra, National Exec. Dir...
Keywords: Haiti UN; Haiti Clinton; Haiti Guadaloupe; Haiti Brazil; Haiti unions; unions Brazil
Downloads: 130
[audio]One Nation Working Together - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Labor Day Week Special One Nation Working Together With . Arlene Holt Baker, Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO . George Gresham, President of 1199SEIU This October 2nd, triggered by the AFL-CIO, SEIU Local 1199 and the NAACP, now joined by hundreds of organizations weâre headed, to a mass demonstration in Washington D.C...
Keywords: One Nation Working Together; Arlene Holt Baker; AFL-CIO; George Gresham; 1199SEIU; unemployment; recession; economic stimulus
Downloads: 127
[audio]Building Bridges National Edition:Slavery by Another Name - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ******************************************** "Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II" with author Douglas Blackmon On land owned by U.S. Steel was an unmarked African American burial ground â and so began a quest to explore the institutions and complimentary policies that were responsible for the Post-Reconstruction re-e...
Keywords: Douglas Blackmon
Downloads: 126
[audio]Building Bridges National: Cornel West - America at a Crossroads - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:57 ****************************** America at a Crossroads With Dr. Cornel West, Class of 1943 Professor, Princeton Univ.. Author of âRace Mattersâ,âDemocracy Mattersâ and âHope on a Tightropeâ Cornel West is one of our most renowned public intellectuals. As we approach an economic, political, & spiritual crossroads, the next chapter of the American story is about to be written...
Keywords: Cornel West; racism; economic crisis
Downloads: 124
[audio]Building Bridges National:Van Jones - The Green Collar Economy - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:58 ******************************************** The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems with best selling author, activist Van Jones The U.S. economy has suffered a serious slowdown, with the resulting increase in underemployment and unemployment - poverty is expanding and deepening...
Keywords: Van Jones; Green Collar Economy; economic stimulus; recession; environment
Downloads: 123
[audio]Central Park Boathouse Strikers Swimming For Their Lives - ken nash and mimi rosenberg
Central Park Boathouse Strikers Swimming For Their Lives with Julia Rybak, lead organizer, New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council and Boathouse strikers Alejandra Betancur and Chrissy Makris The landmark Boathouse Restaurant in Central Park has become almost as famous for its long history of ugly labor disputes as for its fine dining and views. Now, the Boathouse workers are on strike to protest management's firing of workers who exercised their right to join the Union...
Keywords: New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council; N.Y.C. Boathouse; Dean Poll; N.Y.C. Central Park; Adrian Benepe; National Labor Relations Board; sexual harassment; union busting; N.Y.C. Mayor Bloomberg
Downloads: 123
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Kevin Phillips on Bad Money; Attacking Iran? - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:55 ******************************************** ."Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics And The Global Crisis of American Capitalism" with author Kevin Phillips The author sees the cumulative effects of the current debt crisis, the depreciation of the dollar and global peak oil as leading not just to a recession, but a long term crisis significantly impacting living standards in t...
Keywords: Iran; recession; credit crisis; banking crisis; Federal Reserve. Kevin Phillips; william Beeman
Downloads: 121
[audio]Building Bridges: WPA's Federal Theater Project - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:06 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art Out of Desperate Times with author Susan Quinn A vivid portrait of the turbulent 1930s and the Roosevelt administration as seen through the WPAâs Federal Theater Project which managed to turn a WPA unemployment program into a platform for some of the most cutting-edge the...
Keywords: Great Depression; unemployment; WPA; Works Progress Administration; Susan Quinn; Furious Improvisation; President Roosevelt; fireside chats; Federal Theater Project; economic crisis; economic stimulus
Downloads: 121
[audio]Building Bridges: A Conversation with Harry Belafonte - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
BUILDING BRIDGES: YOUR COMMUNITY AND LABOR REPORT PRESENTS A Conversation with Harry Belafonte âA Conversation with Harry Belafonteâ is a wide ranging interview focusing on Mr. Belafonteâs life and his views on union rights, civil rights, the role of the media and social change. We believe that this will be an excellent choice for programming for the Thanksgiving Holiday or for any day. Mr. Belafonte has been called the consummate entertainer, an artist in every field in which he has particip...
Keywords: Harry Belafonte; Building Bridges; civil rights
Downloads: 116
[audio]End Mass Incarceration with Mumia Abu-Jamal, Angela Davis, Soffiyah Elijah, and Marc Lamont Hill - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** âAnd The Walls Came Tumbling Downâ with Mumia Abu-Jamal, Angela Davis, Soffiyah Elijah, and Marc Lamont Hill Recalling in now its 41st year the Attica prison massacre of courageous prisoners who rose up against dehumanizing conditions, thousands came together to follow their lead and resist the burgeoning system of caging human beings...
Keywords: Mumia Abu-Jamal; Angela Davis; Soffiyah Elijah; Marc Lamont Hill; mass incarceration; solitary confinement; new jim crow; attica rebellion
Downloads: 115
[audio]Building Bridges National: The Looting of America - Again? - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** “The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity— and What We Can Do About It” with Les Leopold Executive Director, The Labor Institute & the Public Health Institute Les Leopold has given an entertaining account of the growth of the derivative market that supported...
Keywords: William Tabb; Bill Tabb; Les Leopold; The Labor Institute; The Public Health Institute; econonic crisis; bank bailouts
Downloads: 112
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Yosvany Terry and the Afro-Caribbean Roots of Jazz - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Yosvany Terry brings the Arara� culture of West African and Cuba to life, incorporating American Jazz traditions with his own Afro-Cuban roots to produce compositions and solo work that flow from the rhythmic and hard driving avant-garde to sweet sounding - 57'32"
Keywords: Jazz; Cuba; Africa
Downloads: 111
[audio]Building Bridges: Domestic Workers United - Your Home, My Work - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report 56:27 **************************************** Domestic Workers United - "Your Home, My Workâ Building Bridges allows domestic workers to tell their stories - stories of their pains, their pride and their efforts to organize for labor rights. Since slavery, the domestic work force has been predominately women of color. With the abolition of slavery African-American women were still the predominate workers, as immigrant woman began to ...
Keywords: domestic workers; domestic workers united; domestic workers bill of rights; Ai-Jen Poo
Downloads: 109
[audio]Building Bridges: We Can All Learn When Malcolm X Speaks - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** We Can All Learn When Malcolm X Speaks Myriad manifestations of racism permeate our society and Western plutocrats continue to exploit the resources of and impress their geopolitical interests upon African nations. For many this has led to a resurgence of interest in Malcolm X. And, the more we reflect on the meaning of Malcolm's life and message the more we must realize the greatness of his legacy...
Keywords: Malcolm X
Downloads: 108
[audio]Building Bridges: Stanley Aronowitz - What Is To Be Done? - Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27 minutes) ******************************************** What Is To Be Done? with Stanley Aronowitz, Professor, City University of N.Y. and author,The Jobless Future and False Promises: The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness Labor analyst Stanley Aronowitz calls for some very unorthodox, in the U.S., strategies for re-invigorating the labor movement to fight wage stagnation wh...
Keywords: labor movement; strikes
Downloads: 106
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia - Ken nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28:18 ************************* Taming Wild Edibles with The Industrial Workers of the World In addition to its own seafood restaurants, Wild Edibles' ware- house provides seafood to some of New York's most famous eateries including Tavern on the Green and La Goulue. Yet, Wild Edibles warehouse workers are laboring under illegal and exploitative conditions.They have filed a class action law...
Keywords: Industrial Workers of the World; IWW; Philadelphia; longshore workers; immigrant workers
Downloads: 104
[audio]Building Bridges National: Warehouse Sit-Down in California’s Inland Empire - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27' ************************************** Warehouse Workers Sit-Down in Californiaâs Inland Empire with Isabel Castelan, Warehouse worker (sit-in participant) Esther Portillo, Community Organizer (sit-in participant) Greg Denier, Communications Director, Change to Win A southern California rally calling for improved warehouse jobs turned into a sit-in action that led to the arrest of 13 people...
Keywords: sit-in; sit-down; change to win; Greg Denier; warehouse workers; California Inland Empire; Wal-Mart
Downloads: 102
[audio]Building Bridges:Michael Moore On Americam Violence; Sandy Cleanup Hazards; Michigan’s Anti-Worker Law; Austerity Cliff - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December, 17, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ******************************** Michael Moore On Americaâs DNA Of Violence And What Is To Be Done Michael Moore, recalling his film Bowling for Columbine, while advocating for the release of Native America leader, and artist Leonard Peltier, now falsely imprisoned for 37 years, and in the wake of the latest horrific gun violence seeks to un...
Keywords: fiscal cliff; Michael Moore Newton Ct; Leonard Peltier; Sandy health and safety; NYCOSH; Michigan Right to Work; Labor Notes
Downloads: 102
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Building Bridges: Plan Mexico Is Planned Repression - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
PLEASE IGNORE PADILLANTL ABOVE UPLOADED IN ERROR ****************************************************** Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ************************* Bushâs Plan Mexico Is Planned Repression with Laura Carlsen, Director, the Americas Program, Center for International Policy President Bush announced a $500 million/year security cooperation plan with Mexico, the Merida Initiative or Plan Mexico...
Keywords: Mexico; Plan Mexico; Merida Initiative; Chiapas; Oaxaca
Downloads: 101
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: The Case of the Freightliner 5 - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:09 ************************* The Case of the Freightliner 5, Local 3520, UAW with Robert Whiteside, Bargaining Chair & Shop Chair and Allen Bradley, Skills Trade Chair & Vice Chair of the Bargaining Committee The Freightliner 5 are fired UAW Local 3520 members in Cleveland, North Carolina. Theirs is an issue of multi-racial union organizing in a right to work state and it's also a strugg...
Keywords: United Auto Workers; UAW
Downloads: 100
[audio]Building Bridges: Michael Moore On Americam Violence; Austerity Cliff In the Fiscal Showdown - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Michael Moore On Americaâs DNA Of Violence And What Is To Be Done Michael Moore, recalling his film Bowling for Columbine, while advocating for the release of Native America leader, and artist Leonard Peltier, now falsely imprisoned for 37 years, and in the wake of the latest horrific gun violence seeks to understand what he refers to as the âDNA of violence rooted in Americ...
Keywords: Michael Moore Leonard Peltier; Michael Moore Sandy Hook Massacre; Michael Moore gun control; Robert Borosage fiscal cliff; Robert Borosage budget cuts; Robert Borosage social security and medicare; Campaign for America’s Future
Downloads: 100
[audio]Building Bridges National: H-2 Worker by Stephanie Black - Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:24 ************************************** Immigrant Guest Workers â Now and Then With Stephanie Black, Filmmaker, âH-2 Workerâ, Winner of the Grand Jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival Bruce Goldstein, Exec. Director, Farmworker Justice A fascinating exposé of Floridaâs sugar cane industry, âH-2 Workerâ reveals the systematic exploitation of Caribbean laborers by the Florida sugar industry from WW II through the 1...
Keywords: farmworkers; H2 worker; H2a workers; Stephanie Black; immigration; Bruce Goldstein; Farmworker Justice
Downloads: 99
[audio]Building Bridges National: Hiroshima Deceptions Revealed - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:38) ******************************************** From Here To Eternity: U.S. Nuclear Policy From Hiroshima & Nagasaki Through Today with Professor Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Director of Cold War Studies, University of Southern CA. at Berkley Professor Hasegawa discusses why there wasnât any moral or political basis to drop nuclear bombs on Japan, who was already determined to surrender and why...
Keywords: Hiroshima; atom bomb; nuclear weapons; President Truman; Japan
Downloads: 98
[audio]Building Bridges: Canadian Oil Workers Reject Keystone Pipeline; Greek SYRIZA Leader Tsipras in NY Condemns Austerity; Ramsay Clark at 85 - A Life Celebrated: School Bus Strike Update - produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, January 28, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ******************************** Canadian Oil Workers Tell Obama Reject Keystone XL Pipeline: Itâs Bad for the Environment & Bad for Workers with Dave Coles, Pres. Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) Canada's largest union in several key sectors, including forestry, energy, media,and telecommunications at a conference ...
Keywords: SYRIZA; Alexis Tsipras; Dave Coles; XL Pipeline; ATU Local 1181. NYC school Bus strike; Ramsey Clark
Downloads: 97
[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Cafeteria Workers Fed Up and Indian Guest Workers Revolt - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:59 minutes ************************* Fed Up Food Service Workers On the Picket Line at Bank of New York with ARAMARK Cafeteria Workers, Members Local 100 HERE Bank of New York cafeteria workers employed by the giant food service company ARAMARK are on strike for a living wage. Their average take home pay is $375/week...
Keywords: H2 workers; guest workers; Hurricane Katrina; Gulf State workers; ARAMARK; Bank of New York; food service workers
Downloads: 95
[audio]Building Bridges: Dr. King's Lasting Legacy - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:30 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************ Donât Mourn Organize: The Loss of & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Dr. Clayborne Carson, African American professor of history at Stanford University, and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research & Education Institute. Since 1985 he has directed the Martin Luther King Papers Project, a long-term project to edit and publish the papers of...
Keywords: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr; The Other America; Dr. Clayborne Carson; Dr. Vincent G. Harding; King Commemoration; Poor People's Campaign; Memphis Sanitation Workers King
Downloads: 94
[audio]America Beyond Capitalism with Gar Alperovitz - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty and Our Democracy With Gar Alperovitz, Professor of Political Economy, University of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative As discontent with the economic and political status quo mounts in the wake of the "great recession," Gar Alperovitz's âAmerica Beyond Capita...
Keywords: America Beyond Capitalism; Gar Alperovitz; the Democracy Collaborative; Cleveland cooperatives; democratic ownership capital; state banks; socialism
Downloads: 93
[audio]Building Bridges Radio:Foreclosed - The State of the Dream - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27'58" ************************* Foreclosed: The State of the Dream with Brenda Cotto-Escalera,Exec. Dir.,United for a Fair Economy Amaad Rivera, Director, UFE's Racial Wealth Divide Program United for a Fair Economy new reports is on the subprime lending crisis which has caused the greatest loss of wealth to people of color in modern US history.For tens of millions of people in the US, own...
Keywords: civil rights; lending; housing; subprime; Martin Luther King Jr
Downloads: 92
[audio]Building Bridges National: Dr. Cornel West on Poverty In America - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Dr. Cornel West on Poverty In America Cornel West, is one of Americaâs most gifted, provocative, and important democratic intellectuals, now focusing much of his energy on his second national tour to heighten awareness of poverty in the U.S., aggressively committing to stopping Stop & Frisk practices and resisting efforts to privatize public education and against school closi...
Keywords: Cornel West; poverty tour; The Rich and the Rest of Us; A Poverty Manifesto; unemployment; war on poverty; low wage jobs; minimum wage
Downloads: 91
[audio]The New Jim Crow with Michelle Alexander - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, February 6, 2012, 7- 9 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness with Michelle Alexander, human rights activist, litigator, best-selling author Racism is rampant. The Mayorâs, the NYPDâs policing policies and practices, that resulted in the killing of an unarmed Rahmarley Graham, 18 years old in his ...
Keywords: New Jim Crow; Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
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[audio]Building Bridges Radio: Virtual May Day Rally - Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Virtual May Day Rally (58 minutes) May Day started in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike by mostly immigrant workers for the 8 hour day. While celebrated throughout the rest of the world, it has been ignored in the U.S. until recently with the revived protests by immigrant workers...
Keywords: May Day; labor history
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